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Potato company Tasteful Selections Installs Intelligent Microgrid as they move towards net zero carbon
April 06, 2021
California based potato company Tasteful Selection install the first microgrid in the Central Valley, delivering sustainability and energy resilience with islanding and outage ride-through capability.
Green Headlands around potato fields boost soil health and fertility
March 23, 2021
Planting a Green Headland on uncropped areas around potato and field vegetable crops can capture nutrients worth £200/ha over the growing season.
Tesco to sell unwashed potatoes in order to reduce food waste
March 11, 2021
A move to cut down on food waste by selling unwashed potatoes – and in doing so potentially double their shelf-life - is being launched by Tesco.
Bühler and Vyncke form strategic partnership to offer low-carbon-emissions food plants
March 06, 2021
Bühler Group and Vyncke form a strategic partnership to offer integrated solutions with which biomass side stream products are transformed into clean process energy while reducing the customers’ carbon footprint.
New potato packaging compostable at home
February 15, 2021
February is Potato Lover's Month and Arrowfarms companies Morning Kiss Organic and Gold Bell are introducing new, compostable paper bag potato packaging.
Avebe wins Water Innovation Award for its project 'Sustainable Concentration of Potato Juice with Membranes'
February 15, 2021
The winner of the 'Water Innovator of the Year' award was announced during the online conference Water Vision 2021. The three ideas selected were Mid Mix, Mezt and the DUCAM project (Avebe and Wafilin: Sustainable Concentration of Potato Juice with Membranes). The winning finalist: Avebe and Wafilin's DUCAM project
Mercadona cambia las bolsas de plástico de un solo uso por las de fécula de patata
February 01, 2021
La cadena valenciana Mercadona ha eliminado las bolsas de plástico de un solo uso de todas las secciones de sus tiendas físicas, en el servicio a domicilio y online, con lo que cumple el primer hito de la Estrategia 6.25, que ha llevado a cabo a lo largo de 2020.
Low tillage potato trial showed no impact on yield and quality
January 30, 2021
The amount and quality of the potatoes coming off Chad Berry’s field last fall weren’t that much different from one side to the other, but one half came with a lot less tillage.
Kam Quarles, CEO of the National Potato Council discusses the potential impact of the new US administration on the industry
January 28, 2021
With the inauguration of US President Biden a week behind us now, Kam Quarles, CEO of the National Potato Council discusses what the impact of the new administration on the potato industry might be.
Why a new potato variety could be a game-changer for farmers in East Africa
December 17, 2020
Imagine being a potato farmer in Ethiopia, Kenya, or Nigeria. On a small piece of land, which you depend on for food and income, you have spent months planting, weeding, and watering.